Links about government in the city of Somerville, Massachusetts. Somerville, like much of Massachusetts, has a tradition of government by members of the Democratic party. Michael Capuano, a popular mayor, has gone on to US Representative from the state. As nearby Boston and Cambridge grow, development spreads to Somerville, and much of the role of city government is seen as balancing that development with preserving affordable and working class neighborhoods.
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